Carlyle District is the located near the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. The economic engine of Alexandria is home to many notable places in Alexandria that are all within walkable areas.
Here are some of the top places to visit in the Carlyle’s neighborhood:
- Table Talk Restaurant – this classic diner spot is the perfect place to have breakfast and brunch. the plant filled interior will have residents coming back for more.
- Edmondson Sisters Sculpture – this sculpture depicts sisters Mary and Emily Edmondson who were born into slavery and attempted to escape at the ages of 15 and 13 respectively. They were captured and held in bondage at the “Negro Jail”.
- African American Heritage Park – this park sits on the site of the African American burial grounds. The show piece of the park is a bronze memorial titles “Truths that Rise from the Roots”.
- National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum – located inside the US Patent and Trademark Office the museum highlights inventors who have made a significant contribution with their inventions.
- Dulany Gardens – this park is located outside the US Patent and Trademark Office. The park features outdoor seating with picnic space, water fountain and Capital Bikeshare station.
- John Carlyle Square – this open area is perfect for the hosting of events and music concerts as well as pop up shops and markets.
- Carlyle Club – this unique 1930s style supper club offers weekly music shows that are fun and enjoyable for everyone.